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Nathaniel Coleman Wins Silver Medal In Men’s Combined Sport Climbing

USA's Nathaniel Coleman celebrates after competing in the men's sport climbing bouldering final during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at the Aomi Urban Sports Park in Tokyo on August 5, 2021. (Photo by MOHD RASFAN / AFP) (Photo by MOHD RASFAN/AFP via Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Murray, Utah native Nathaniel Coleman won the Silver medal for the Men’s Combined event in Sport Climbing at the Tokyo Olympics.

Coleman competed in the Men’s Combined final of Sport Climbing on Thursday, August 5.

Men’s Combined consists of speed climbing, bouldering, and lead climbing. It’s the first time Sport Climbing has been an event at the Summer Games.

After participating in the three portions of the event, Coleman had accumulated a total score of 30.00, which was won him the Silver medal.

Alberto Gines Lopez had a final score of 28.00 to win Gold.

Speed Climbing

Coleman raced in three heats in the speed climbing final. He posted the following times:

First Climb: 6.45 seconds

Second Climb: 6.21 seconds

Third Climb: Fall

The climbs result in 6.00 points.


Coleman finished a top the 10 climbers in the final in the bouldering portion of the final. He recorded the following scores:

Boulder 1: T1z1

Boulder 2: T3z2

Boulder 3: z1

Results: 2T3z 4 4

Attempts to Tops: 4

Attempts to Zone: 4

Coleman’s bouldering score was 1.00.

Lead Climbing

Coleman placed fifth in the leading climbing discipline of Men’s Combined.

He reached hold 34+ in the event.

It resulted in a score of 5.00 in lead climbing and 30.00 for the final and Silver.